Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But thank God that, though you were once slaves of sin, you became obedient from your hearts to that form of teaching with which you were entrusted!

New American Standard Bible

But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,

King James Version

But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

Holman Bible

But thank God that, although you used to be slaves of sin, you obeyed from the heart that pattern of teaching you were transferred to,

A Conservative Version

But thanks to God, that ye were bondmen of sin, but ye obeyed from the heart a model of doctrine for which ye were delivered.

American Standard Version

But thanks be to God, that, whereas ye were servants of sin, ye became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching whereunto ye were delivered;

Amplified

But thank God, though you were once slaves of sin, you have become obedient with all your heart to the standard of teaching in which you were instructed and to which you were committed.

An Understandable Version

Thank God that you people, who were once slaves to [the practice of] sin, became obedient from [your] heart to the pattern of teaching [i.e., the Gospel message] you committed yourself to.

Anderson New Testament

But thanks be to God, that though you were the servants of sin, yet you have obeyed from the heart the form of teaching, in which you have been instructed;

Bible in Basic English

But praise be to God that though you were the servants of sin, you have now given yourselves freely to that form of teaching under which you were placed;

Common New Testament

But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,

Daniel Mace New Testament

but God be thanked, that you, who were the vassals of sin, have sincerely obeyed in the manner the gospel prescribed.

Darby Translation

But thanks be to God, that ye were bondmen of sin, but have obeyed from the heart the form of teaching into which ye were instructed.

Godbey New Testament

But thanks be unto God, that whereas ye were servants of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart the type of teaching into which ye were delivered:

Goodspeed New Testament

But, thank God! though you were once slaves of sin, you have become obedient from your hearts to the standard of teaching that you received,

John Wesley New Testament

But thanks be to God, that, whereas ye were the servants of sin, ye have now obeyed from the heart the form of doctrine into which ye have been delivered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thank God that, although ye were the slaves of sin, ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine unto which ye are delivered;

Julia Smith Translation

And grace to God, that ye were servants of sin, but ye listened from the heart to the type of teaching in which ye were delivered.

King James 2000

But God be thanked, that you were the servants of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But thanks [be] to God that you were slaves of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart the pattern of teaching to which you were entrusted,

Modern King James verseion

But thanks be to our God that you were the slaves of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine to which you were delivered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God be thanked, that though ye were once the servants of sin, ye have yet obeyed with your heart unto the form of doctrine where unto ye were delivered.

Moffatt New Testament

Thank God, though you did serve sin, you have rendered whole-hearted obedience to what you were taught under the rule of faith;

Montgomery New Testament

But God be thanked that you who were once the slaves of sin have obeyed from your hearts that type of teaching to which you were appointed;

NET Bible

But thanks be to God that though you were slaves to sin, you obeyed from the heart that pattern of teaching you were entrusted to,

New Heart English Bible

But thanks be to God, that, whereas you were bondservants of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching whereunto you were delivered.

Noyes New Testament

But thanks be to God that, though ye were the bondmen of sin, ye became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching which was delivered to you;

Sawyer New Testament

But thanks be to God that you were servants of sin, but obeyed from the heart the form of teaching in which you were instructed,

The Emphasized Bible

But thanks be unto God, that - whereas ye were servants of sin, ye became obedient out of the heart unto the mould of teaching into which ye were delivered;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But thanks be to God, that though ye were the servants of sin, ye have obeyed from the heart the model of doctrine into which ye were delivered.

Twentieth Century New Testament

God be thanked that, though you were once servants of Sin, yet you learned to give hearty obedience to that form of doctrine under which you were placed.

Webster

But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin; but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

Weymouth New Testament

But thanks be to God that though you were once in thraldom to Sin, you have now yielded a hearty obedience to that system of truth in which you have been instructed.

Williams New Testament

But, thank God, that though you once were slaves of sin, you became obedient from your hearts to that form of teaching in which you have been instructed,

World English Bible

But thanks be to God, that, whereas you were bondservants of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching whereunto you were delivered.

Worrell New Testament

But thanks be to God that, though ye were slaves of sin, ye did, however, obey from the heart that form of teaching unto which ye were delivered;

Worsley New Testament

But thanks be to God, that ye who were servants of sin, have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered to you:

Youngs Literal Translation

and thanks to God, that ye were servants of the sin, and -- were obedient from the heart to the form of teaching to which ye were delivered up;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

be thanked
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ye were
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

the servants
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

of sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ὑπακούω 
Hupakouo 
Usage: 20

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the heart
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

τύπος 
Tupos 
Usage: 16

διδαχή 
Didache 
Usage: 25

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

References

Images Romans 6:17

Context Readings

Set Free From Sin

16 Don't you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness? 17 But thank God that, though you were once slaves of sin, you became obedient from your hearts to that form of teaching with which you were entrusted! 18 And since you have been freed from sin, you have become slaves of righteousness.


Cross References

Romans 1:8

First of all, I thank my God through Jesus the Messiah for all of you, because the news about your faith is being reported throughout the world.

2 Timothy 1:13

Hold on to the pattern of healthy teachings that you have heard from me, along with the faith and love that are in the Messiah Jesus.

1 Chronicles 29:12-16

Both wealth and honor proceed from you, and you are ruling over them all. You control power you control who is made great, and how everyone becomes strong.

Ezra 7:27

Blessed be the LORD God of our ancestors, who placed this decree into the king's heart to beautify the Temple of the LORD in Jerusalem

Psalm 18:44

When they hear of me, they will obey me; foreigners will submit to me.

Matthew 11:25-26

At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from wise and intelligent people and have revealed them to infants.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they calmed down, and praised God by saying, "So God has given repentance that leads to life even to gentiles."

Acts 28:15

The brothers there heard about us and came as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns to meet us. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and felt encouraged.

Romans 1:5

Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name.

Romans 2:8

but wrath and fury for those who in their selfish pride refuse to believe the truth and practice wickedness instead.

Romans 15:18

For I am bold enough to tell you only about what the Messiah has accomplished through me in bringing gentiles to obedience. By my words and actions,

Romans 16:26

but now has been made known through the prophets to all the gentiles, in keeping with the decree of the eternal God to bring them to the obedience that springs from faith

1 Corinthians 1:4

I always thank my God for you because of the grace of God given you by the Messiah Jesus.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

You know that wicked people will not inherit the kingdom of God, don't you? Stop deceiving yourselves! Sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals,

2 Corinthians 2:14

But thanks be to God! He always leads us triumphantly by the Messiah and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of knowing him.

2 Corinthians 10:5-6

and every proud obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive in order to obey the Messiah.

Ephesians 1:16

I never stop giving thanks for you as I mention you in my prayers.

Ephesians 2:5-10

even when we were dead because of our offenses, made us alive together with the Messiah (by grace you have been saved),

Philippians 1:3-5

I thank my God every time I remember you,

Colossians 1:3-4

We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, praying always for you,

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

We always thank God for all of you when we mention you in our prayers.

1 Thessalonians 3:9

How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we have in God's presence because of you?

2 Thessalonians 1:3

Brothers, at all times we are obligated to thank God for you. It is right to do this because your faith is growing all the time and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing.

1 Timothy 1:13-16

In the past I was a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a violent man. But I received mercy because I acted ignorantly in my unbelief,

2 Timothy 1:3-5

I constantly thank my God whom I serve with a clear conscience, as my ancestors did when I remember you in my prayers night and day,

Titus 3:3-7

After all, we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, and misled. We were slaves to many kinds of lusts and pleasures, spending our days in malice and jealousy. We were despised, and we hated one another.

Titus 3:3

After all, we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, and misled. We were slaves to many kinds of lusts and pleasures, spending our days in malice and jealousy. We were despised, and we hated one another.

Hebrews 5:9

and, once made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him,

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.

1 Peter 1:22

Now that you have obeyed the truth and have purified your souls to love your brothers sincerely, you must love one another intensely and with a pure heart.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people to be his very own and to proclaim the wonderful deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

1 Peter 3:1

In a similar way, you wives must submit yourselves to your husbands so that, even if some of them refuse to obey the word, they may be won over without a word through your conduct as wives

1 Peter 4:2-5

so that he can live the rest of his mortal life guided, not by human desires, but by the will of God.

1 Peter 4:17

For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God. And if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who refuse to obey the gospel of God?

2 John 1:4

I was overjoyed to find some of your children living truthfully, just as the Father has commanded us.

3 John 1:3

I was overjoyed when some brothers arrived and testified about your truthfulness and how you live according to the truth

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